The Need for Landside Automation in Terminals



Maggie Richardson, Sales Application Engineer, TMEIC


The container shipping industry is one of the most competi ti ve industries in today’s marketplace. The dual force of globalizati on and the consolidati on of shipping lines has forced terminals to move more containers in a shorter amount of ti me with lower costs. Because of this, terminal operators are constantly seeking ways to become more producti ve and cost eff ecti ve. Additi onally, environmental impact is a growing concern all over the world, with increasing regulati ons empowering the drive to lower emissions.

If container terminals want to become more profi table and maintain their competitive edge, they must improve terminal throughput and effi ciency while reducing their carbon footprints. Landside automation provides a tangible solution for achieving these goals. 

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